Mass protests in Kyiv puts city of 3 million in danger while subway was suspended
While mass events are a big no all over the world a mass protest against Russian influence is taking place in Kyiv, Ukraine putting the entire city in danger of coronavirus
14 active cases of Coronavirus are currently reported from Ukraine, with 7 just added today. Having a mass protests is coming close to a suicide mission and organizers of a street protest in Kyiv say resisting Russian influence is more important than honoring a ban on mass gatherings.
In the meantime, he Kyiv metro system will temporarily halt operations starting at 11:00 p.m., local time, on March 17, until at least April 3, while aboveground public transport duplicating metro lines will continue to operate as usual, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said.
“In line with a decision by the governmental commission on industrial and environmental safety and emergencies and the government’s directive, Kyiv must close the metro, as well as Dnipro and Kharkiv. Therefore, the Kyiv metro will suspend the transportation of passengers starting at 11:00 p.m. today, tentatively until April 3,” Klitschko said in a video message on Facebook.